Qatar supporters pledged an impressive sum for the planet's record at Doha Stadium.
Two supporters, TDK and Qatar Qatar, were laying 100,000 on the table. dollars for those who will reach the world record in next week's race.
Theoretically, among the eleven Lithuanians starting in Qatar, Andrius Gudžius has the greatest chance of approaching such an achievement.
The Lithuanian discus thrower threw the tool 69 m 59 cm and continues to exercise during training. True, Andrew has particularly severe surgery this season because of surgery and Lyme disease, which has hit a 28-year-old athlete this year.
The record record is held by East Germany's Jurgen Schult, who shot 74m 8cm in 1986. Two-time Olympic champion Virgilius Alekna, who finished his career, had the best result in the history of this event – 73 m 88 cm.
Although Gudius will defend the Doha World Cup title, Swede Daniel Stahl, who holds the best score of the season (71 m 86 cm), is considered a favorite.
Photo by Scanpix / Daniel Stahl
Qatar Qatar promoters have also prepared awards for their awards.
There will be 60 thousand gold. $ 30,000 for silver and $ 20,000 for bronze.
Athletes will also receive 4-8 seats – 15 thousand for fourth place, 10 thousand for fifth place, 6 thousand for sixth place, 5 thousand for seventh place, 4 thousand for eighth place. dollars.
The World Athletics Championships will be held September 27 – October 6. 15min Dovilė Šeduikytė, a Doha-based journalist, will provide readers with the warmest information and commentary on the competition.